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Adriana Lima
Adriana Lima
Adriana Lima was discovered while shopping at the age of 13. At the age of 15, she won the Ford Brazilian supermodel contest. Adriana moved to New York, and signed...
Alessandra Ambrosio
Alessandra Ambrosio
As a young teenager, Alessandra signed up for modelling lessons. In 1996, she took part in Elite's Look of the Year contest. Her stunning looks were quickly noticed by the agency, who signed up Alessandra - her first modellling...
Model Ana Beatriz Barros
Model Ana Beatriz Barros
Born in Itabira, a small town in Minas Gerais, Brazil, Ana Beatriz moved to Belo Horizonte as a baby. Her father, an engineer, then secured a better job in the city of Rio De Janeiro. Together with her parents and two sisters, she moved...
Carolyn Murphy
Carolyn Murphy
When she was a teenager, Carolyn Murphy’s mom encouraged her to join up for modeling lessons. She quickly landed several local modeling assignments, and it was while out on a location shoot, that she was approached by an agent and...
Claudia Schiffer
Claudia Schiffer
As a child, Claudia harboured the ambition of joining her father's law firm. However when a modelling agent discovered her at the age of 17 in a Dusseldorf disco, Claudia's world turned upside down. Almost immediately she featured as...
Doutzen Kroes
Doutzen Kroes
When a student, Doutzen sent some photos in to the model agency Paparazzi. The agency loved her, and secured her first professional job, in a Tommy jeans campaign. Her beautiful looks soon got her noticed, and she quickly became the...
Elle Macpherson
Elle Macpherson
Elle dropped out of her degree course, and moved to New York to find full-time modelling work. She was nicknamed The Body by Time magazine in 1986, a nickname that has stuck ever since. She's made numerous film appearances -...
Eva Herzigova
Eva Herzigova
At the age of 16, Eva won a modelling competition in Prague. She soon moved to Paris, and despite feeling a little unsure of herself in front of the camera, her career blossomed. Succeeding Claudio Schiffer in the Guess Jeans advertising...
Gemma Ward
Gemma Ward
In 2002, Gemma went along with some friends to the Australian TV programme Search for a Supermodel. She just wanted to support her friends - she wasn't even thinking of competing. But one of the fashion agents helping to run the...
Gisele Bundchen
Gisele Bundchen
Gisele was discovered by an agent from the Elite modelling agency whilst eating a burger at a McDonalds in Sao Paulo. In 2000, she signed a very lucrative contral with Victoria's Secret, the lingerie chain. This, together with campaigns...
Heidi Klum
Heidi Klum
A friend persuaded Heidi - at the age of 18 - to go in for a modelling competition. Heidi won the competiton, and signed a modelling contract. Several small contracts followed, then Heidi hit it big time with a campaign for...
Isabeli Fontana
Isabeli Fontana
Isabeli was part of the 'Brazilian Model Invasion' in the early 2000s. She grew up in the small town of Curitiba, with her parents and two brothers. When just 12 years old, Isabeli announced her intention to become a model to her mom. ...
Izabel Goulart
Izabel Goulart
Izabel was one of 7 children, born to a house painter father, and housewife mother. One day, when she was out grocery shopping with her mom, a hairdresser suggested that Izabel was serious model material. So she moved to Sao Paulo,...
Kate Moss
Kate Moss
Katherine Moss was noticed in 1988 by Sarah Doukas, the founder of Storm Models, just as she was boarding a plane at JFK airport. At 18 she became the Face of Calvin Klein, famously fronting their campaign with Mark Wahlberg. Her...
Marisa Miller
Marisa Miller
Marisa was lucky enough to grow up by the Californian coast. At school, her tall athletic physique proved a potent weapon for the volleyball team – they never lost a match when she played as outside hitter. Marisa’s modeling...
Michelle Alves
Michelle Alves
When Michelle was a child, she was expected to follow in the footsteps of her two parents, both of whom pursued successful professional careers - her father as an engineer, and her mother as a lawyer.Michelle went to Londrina...
Nicole Trunfio
Nicole Trunfio
Nicole was born and raised in Merredin, a small town in Western Australia. Her parents are Italian Australians, and Nicole's the youngest girl of 4 children. As a youngster she was a bit of a tearaway - her favorite after-school...
Petra Nemcova
Petra Nemcova
Petra was brought up by her teacher mother, and bricklayer father in Karvina, in (as it was then) Czechoslovakia.Petra made a big splash when she appeared in the 2002 Sports Illustrated swimsuit calender. She was quickly...
Tyra Banks
Tyra Banks
At the age of 17, Tyra decided to pursue her dream of becoming a model. After being turned down by 4 modelling agencies, for not being photogenic enough, she was signed by the Elite modelling agency. Tyra moved to...
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